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 PostPost subject: Google renames to googe        Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2007 5:31 am 
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Typo or deliberate? :D

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i think the people who made that where drunk or brain dead :D

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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 11:18 am 
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i think the people who made that where drunk or brain dead :D


I think it was a simple overlooked problem. It was pretty funny tho!!!


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Maybe the stem on it stood for the l? Anyways, it was funny!

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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2007 4:47 am 
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Jeff wrote:
Maybe the stem on it stood for the l? Anyways, it was funny!

It is, they always do stuff like this.

But it's actually true - in China, they call it Googe (and it was officially renamed by Google, Inc.). Something to do with pronunciation.


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2007 5:07 am 
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There was an actual explanation for this (though Google don't make it clear, and the other site I link to has some possibilities for what they might mean): see here and then here

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